Playmakers - The Game Industry Podcast

Playmakers - The Game Industry Podcast

Jordan Blackman interviews the leaders and legends of the video game industry so that you can succeed with your game project, career, or startup. Discover how you can produce, market, and operate games more successfully so that your career can be more satisfying and impactful, whether you're a game designer, engineer, or entrepreneur and whether you work at a studio, publisher, brand or startup.

No matter your experience or discipline, this is the show that can level you up on everything from raising funds to live operations, and everything in-between. Oh, and you'll have fun every step of the way, because there's a magic sprinkle of goofiness in each episode. So, thwack that subscribe button and buckle on your safety belt, 'cus this here is the wildest ride in the metaverse.

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Going Full-Time, with Colm Larkin

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Colm is a programmer, game designer, and board game enthusiast. He jumped into game development by …

Season 2 Trailer of Playmakers: The Game Industry Podcast!

July 6, 2021

Playmakers is back with a brand new season by and for game industry professionals. We're bringing y…

The Art of Transmedia Storytelling, With Chris Ferriter

June 29, 2021

Master of cross-medium storytelling, Chris Ferriter, joins us on the podcast today. Chris is an awa…

About the Host

Jordan Blackman

Jordan is an industry insider, who has worked as a Senior Producer at Ubisoft and a Lead Designer at Zynga. Since 2012, Jordan has been helping clients like EA Sports, AMC Networks, The Pokemon Company, Ellen Degeneres, and Capcom create and grow hit games. In each episode of Playmakers, he goes to work uncovering valuable insights, tactics, and know-how from a wide range of entertaining personalities including designers, writers, product managers, technologists, studio founders, executives, and more. Why? So that you get practical perspectives and insights week after week.